St. Nick began appearing in Christmas ads as early as the 1840s, but it wasn't until 1963 when cartoonist Thomas Nast would create what we now know today as Santa Claus! Once the big, white beard and red suit became a holiday staple during this time of year, it was the best way to market items and other things to the public.\r\n\r\nThis would start on the commercialization of Christmas since now every single commercial on TV is a holiday-themed advertisement. However, the vintage Christmas ads from the '50s, '60s, and '70s are certainly as charming as they are nostalgic. Do you remember any of them?\r\nSanta enjoys a nice cigarette break from his annual deliveries\r\n\r\n\r\nThis advertisement actually started showing up in Country Life in the 1920s. He was a Murad favorite even before World War I!\r\n\r\nRELATED: You Can Buy Ceramic Christmas Trees For $25 At Aldi\r\nThe Iconic Santa x Coca Cola Crossover\r\n\r\n\r\nWe all have seen the legendary Santa and Coca-Cola crossovers throughout the years. This one, in particular, came to life in 1954 by illustrator Haddon Sundblom.\r\nCozy up with a good book\r\n\r\n\r\nIn the 1972 issue of Better Homes & Gardens, Santa cozies up with the Life Savers Sweet Story Book. There's even a coupon attached to this advertisement, but it's probably expired by now!\r\nA Christmas throwback\r\n\r\n\r\nWhat a blast from the past! Way back before they called ketchup what we know it to be today, Del Monte called it "tomato catsup." This advertisement for it dates back to 1962. Santa sure fits in well with the red color scheme!\r\n\r\nRead onto the NEXT page for more nostalgia-inducing Christmas\/Santa ads!\r\n\r\n\r\nA popular, old-fashioned stocking stuffer\r\n\r\n\r\nThis advertisement dates back to 1962 and Colgate\u2019s Soaky Santa bath suds were super popular. That's one way to get your kids to take a bath!\r\n"Things Go Better With Coke" Santa Agrees\r\n\r\n\r\nWe see Santa Claus once more as the poster child for Coke's advertisements. This particular one includes 'quotable quotes' about Christmas that anyone would love!\r\nSanta the smoker?\r\n\r\n\r\nSimilar to the first ad on this list, this advertisement from 1950 shows Santa with a pack of Camel cigarettes. He was used quite a lot to market cigarettes to the public.\r\nSanta reads every letter\r\n\r\n\r\nIn this 1962 ad, it shows Santa reading all the letters from kids asking for a new sewing machine for their mothers. "P.S. Mommy says you already know the one she wants," the bold print says on the bottom. So sweet!\r\n\r\nDo you remember these vintage advertisements? Check out these nostalgic '70s and '80s Christmas commercials. You may remember most of them!